transcendental meditation

transcendental meditation

noun
a technique, based on ancient Hindu writings, by which one seeks to achieve a relaxed state through regular periods of meditation during which a mantra is repeated. Abbreviation: TM

Origin:
1965–70

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Transcendental Meditation
 
n
(US) trademark TM a technique, based on Hindu traditions, for relaxing and refreshing the mind and body through the silent repetition of a mantra. Disseminated by an international organization founded by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1917-2008), an Indian-born guru

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